Council services

Council provides services and community facilities to residents of the Sunshine Coast. Ranging from roads, rubbish collection, public libraries, art galleries, parks and beaches, citizenship ceremonies, support programs, and public events.

Women from different cultural backgrounds standing in a row

Waste and recycling

Council provides waste and recycling services for your home. Find out when your rubbish and recycle bins are collected and how to recycle your waste.

Waste and recycling factsheet

Animals and pets

Learn about responsible pet ownership, how to register your pet dog or cat and where to find dog parks and off-leash areas.

Animals and pets factsheet


Find out how we care for our region’s environment or get involved in a range of conservation programs.

Environment factsheet


Council funds services like garbage collection, roads, parks and community buildings through rates payments. If you are a home owner you will need to pay rates twice a year. If you rent your home you do not have to pay rates.

Rates factsheet

Free Wi-Fi

Council has free Wi-Fi services for the community in many locations across the region.

Contacting council

There are many ways for you to contact council, including phone and online. You can follow us on social media or subscribe to our weekly news email.

Contacting council factsheet

Sunshine Coast Council acknowledges the Sunshine Coast Country, home of the Kabi Kabi peoples and the Jinibara peoples, the Traditional Custodians, whose lands and waters we all now share.
We commit to working in partnership with the Traditional Custodians and the broader First Nations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) community to support self-determination through economic and community development.
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